Contemporary Jewelry Gallery Seeks Summer Intern
Heidi Lowe, metalsmith and gallery owner, is accepting applications for a summer intern at Heidi Lowe Gallery. Applicants need to possess basic metalsmithing skills. It is imperative that the applicant is very personable and trustworthy, as interacting with clients is necessary. Interns will be learning about all aspects of the gallery and studio. The internship will include making jewelry, working with customers, as well as the behind the scenes aspects of operating a gallery, such as coordination and helping with exhibitions and organizing openings. Knowledge of makers in the contemporary jewelry field is a plus.
The intern is expected to work 30 hours a week. The hours are flexible but will include some nights and weekends.
Compensations for this internship will consist of an intimate, hands-on knowledge of gallery operations, studio facilities, and possible credits from institution (dependant on school requirements).
Applicants must have transportation. Heidi can help when it comes to finding housing and other work. Accommodations in the area are around $400-600 a month and part-time work is plentiful.
Please submit :
5 images of recent work, resume, two references with phone numbers, and a short paragraph about what you would like to get from a jewelry gallery internship experience.
An interview via phone will be conducted.
Please submit application by e-mail HeidiLoweGallery@gmail.com
Application due April 1, 2017
Heidi Lowe Gallery is a unique gallery space that offers a fresh perspective on what jewelry can be; therefore, each piece is fun, unusual and thought provoking. The purpose of the space is to connect the public to innovative jewelry made by studio artists. The common goal of many artists represented at Heidi Lowe Gallery is to expand the ideas, meanings and uses of jewelry.